Europe’s Decline Bodes Ill for Its Jews

June 18 2018

In his book, The End of Europe (reviewed here in Mosaic), James Kirchick addresses the crisis the continent has found itself in as a result of economic stagnation, the collapse of cultural self-confidence, an inability or unwillingness either to limit immigration or to integrate immigrants and their descendants, and an increasingly threatening Russia. Discussing the book with Jonathan Silver, Kirchick examines the underlying causes of the crisis and its particularly deleterious impact on Jews, who are the targets of the far left, the far right, and Islamists—with the last group frequently using violence against them. Germany, meanwhile, in a tragic historical irony, has—motivated by guilt over its own history of anti-Semitism—brought thousands of anti-Semites into its borders, with predictable consequences. (Audio, 47 minutes. Options for download and streaming are available at the link below.)

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BDS, Unable to Harm Israel, Has Turned Its Sights on Jews in the Diaspora

Feb. 26 2021

March 15 marks the beginning of this year’s Israel Apartheid Week, during which campus groups around the world hold rallies and events for the purpose of defaming the Jewish state and mustering support for the movement to boycott, divest from, and sanction it (BDS). Richard Kemp comments:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, BDS